Murray N. Rothbard (1926-1995) distinguished himself as an economist, writing a major treatise on theory, several important economic histories, and a highly praised history of economic thought. But he was also known as the pioneer thinker of libertarianism, the political philosophy that roots freedom in private property ownership and decries the state as inherently contrary to the ethics of a free society. Writing from this perspective, he gained a reputation as the most provocative and influential contributor to the anarchist tradition in our century.
This collection of essays by the immortal Murray Rothbard covers quite a range of topics -- philosophical, political, economic -- while remaining both insightful and engaging the... Read morePublished 1 month ago by Darien Sumner
Rosanne Rosannadanna would often go on and on about things that she had completely misunderstood (such as: "there should be more violins on television"). Read morePublished 3 months ago by T. Grant
A good primer on libertarian thought. Rothbard makes libertarian solutions to problems appear very logical and common sense. Read morePublished 8 months ago by David
As an anarchist, I finally decided to read Rothbard directly and I can see why 1) anarchists are disturbed by his version of it, and 2) where some of the right-libertarian delusion... Read morePublished 14 months ago by Ricardo Munoz
After reading this book I wonder
How come didn't I have those ideas before?
Answer:cause I was not born a genius
Mathematical equalty[=]is an abstact,absolutist,totally metamathematical concept,which,in this book,as a concept,is elided or ignored. Read morePublished on January 26, 2011 by Diotima